The U.S. indicted seven hackers affiliated with the Iranian government on Thursday for a series of DDoS attacks on U.S. banks and attempting to hack a New York dam.
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Cisco released a critical patch for its Nexus 3000 and 3500 switches that removes a default administrative account with static credentials.
A five-year campaign focused on extracting sensitive information from Japanese oil, gas, and electric utilities through multiple backdoors was outlined by researchers on Wednesday.
Threatpost editor Mike Mimoso talks with Dewan Chowdhury, the founder and CEO of MalCrawler, about hacking power grids and describes a honeypot they built to mimic an energy management system.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap last week’s Security Analyst Summit — including lots of IoT and critical infrastructure talk, APTs like Metel and Poseidon, and more.
Researchers from MalCrawler built a honeypot mimicking an energy management system at the heart of a power grid, exposing attackers’ behavior once they have access to critical infrastructure systems.
Attackers have begun using rigged Microsoft Word documents propagated via spearphishing emails to spread the BlackEnergy Trojan.
Researchers have uncovered yet another issue – and potential backdoor – in Advantech’s beleaguered EKI-1322 serial device server.
Comcast’s Xfinity Home Security System is vulnerable to attacks that interfere with its ability to detect and alert to home intrusions.
Automation and energy management company Schneider Electric patched a vulnerability in one of its product lines this week that left a handful of programmable automation controllers at risk of being hacked.